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Forum: The Home Front Today, 04:35 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
It's my online "go to" site for CD etc...

It's my online "go to" site for CD etc info.
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 04:10 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs"...

Is the 10th London's officer wearing red 'tabs" and cap band? They look rather dark, could they be of another colour, say green?
Forum: General Topics. Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a...

I don't mean this comment to be interpreted as a for or against ring spanner badges being genuine or duff - the GWF photo is interesting but to me the quality of the magnified image is too poor to be...
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 07:26 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in...

Just noticed - collar tabs appear to be worn in the photo although a regimental badge is worn.
I scanned the article, didn't register all the detail - what colour tabs would they be?
Forum: Photographs of British Servicemen and Women Wearing Insignia Today, 07:23 AM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been...

An OSD badge just appearing "odd" as it's been more clearly defined by hand?
Particularly likely if the image from an old book or magazine?

Edit - as Jerry's suggested (while I was trying to...
Forum: Schools, OTC and Cadets Yesterday, 07:04 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no...

Been there, done that, worn the.....oh, wait, no I haven't - it was just a NCO's Cadre.
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
Interesting little bit of info here on the...

Interesting little bit of info here on the Federation.

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2019/11/comrades-at-war

Was there a distinction between the Federation and a union?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
I don't have much knowledge of these sort of...

I don't have much knowledge of these sort of organisations or own much in the way of brooches but I know that the Federation was politically to the left and merged with other organisations including...
Forum: Sweetheart, Veteran and other Lapel Badges. 22-09-20, 07:49 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la...

Yes, wilted celery is more up to date, WWII (a la 'Allo 'Allo).
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 22-09-20, 06:46 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the...

I wonder if the reverend stapled the badge to the pamphlet? I'd leave it attached as is.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but...

I would say dimensions as mentioned above - but I've corrected those now (typo) - 18.5 cm X 5.5 cm
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By leigh kitchen
I must've missed this thread - more posts saying...

I must've missed this thread - more posts saying genuine
than duff.

https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=34868&highlight=20th+County+London
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By leigh kitchen
I hope they're genuine, I've got one.

I hope they're genuine, I've got one.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:54 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's...

Here's the peak Ian very kindly sent me, it's about 18.5 cm wide by 5.5 cm tall.
Forum: Headdress 22-09-20, 12:51 PM
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Posted By leigh kitchen
Is it in a different position in that you mean...

Is it in a different position in that you mean there's more of the blue peak showing?
To me it looks as if it's worn slipped behind the khaki peak, giving a blue outline to it, as per the previous...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 22-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By leigh kitchen
Are the two piece badges considered to be...

Are the two piece badges considered to be genuine?
I thought that they'd been commented on in the past on the forum as fake ?
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 22-09-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 134
Posted By leigh kitchen
The Federation was formed in 1917, merged into...

The Federation was formed in 1917, merged into the British Legion in 1921?
Forum: General Topics. 21-09-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By leigh kitchen
Post no. 5 refers: ...

Post no. 5 refers:
https://www.britishbadgeforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=75820&highlight=Inscrutable+smile
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 445
Posted By leigh kitchen
Especially the brown ones - smear em all over...

Especially the brown ones - smear em all over your face.
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 445
Posted By leigh kitchen
I'm not allowed crayons - I chew them.......

I'm not allowed crayons - I chew them.......
Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews 21-09-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 445
Posted By leigh kitchen
Yes, I need to buy the "Warings" and I was just...

Yes, I need to buy the "Warings" and I was just wondering - colour all of the illustrations in with felt tip?

I did that with a little recognition book I produced (photo copies and "onion skins")...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 21-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By leigh kitchen
From pages 234/235 of "The Badges Of Kitchener's...

From pages 234/235 of "The Badges Of Kitchener's Army" by David Bilton,

"Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)":

Badges Worn

9th (Service) Battalion (33 Brigade, 11...
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-09-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By leigh kitchen
Behind the rose, is that the "D" shaped sweat...

Behind the rose, is that the "D" shaped sweat hole that's been mentioned as being on some Middlesex Regiment badges for in a couple of recent threads?
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 21-09-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By leigh kitchen
Sorry, I havn't found any more info. Ancestry...

Sorry, I havn't found any more info.
Ancestry doesn't work well on my phone so I can't read documents as they're too small and won't magnify.
I'll have a look as and when I get to a desk top.
Forum: Infantry (& Guards) Badges 20-09-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By leigh kitchen
A very quick look at 'The Long, Long Trail" site...

A very quick look at 'The Long, Long Trail" site shows:

D MG Battalion Formed from the amalgamation of the East Riding Yeomanry and the Lincolnshire Yeomanry, in Egypt on 7 April 1918. Moved to...
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